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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: Nested die error
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 23:17:42 -0400
On Thursday 14 April 2005 05:58 pm, Caleb Tennis wrote:
> On Thursday 14 April 2005 04:54 pm, Stephen Bennett wrote:
> > > use blah && ( emake foo || die )
> >
> > Yep, because that doesn't work.
>
> Wow.  I've been doing it for years.  What's broken about it, the nested die
> ro the "use blah &&" part?

as hinted elsewhere, the problem is that ( ) spawns a subshell ... that means 
the call to 'die' aborts the sub (i.e. forked) shell, not the parent (i.e. 
the ebuild) shell ... so when emake fails, portage wont notice
-mike
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